Kōrero: Rural recreation

Wairarapa races, 1852

Wairarapa races, 1852

John Pearse’s watercolour of horse racing on the Ruamāhanga River plain, Wairarapa, shows the involvement of Māori in early racing in the North Island.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: E-455-f-070-1
Watercolour by John Pearse

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Rural recreation - Organised recreation, 1850–1900', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/17678/wairarapa-races-1852 (accessed 9 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008